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HSV213M - Developmental Disabilities (3-0-3)

This course is designed to serve as an overview of various developmental disabilities and the care and treatment of individuals with these disorders. The major types of developmental disabilities, their causes, detection, and treatment are discussed. The physical, psychological, and social impact of having a developmental disability is explored. In addition, roles and responsibilities of the family and service providers are reviewed in detail, along with the legal rights of the client and related laws. Prerequisites: Placement into ENGL110M and satisfactory completion of HSV111M with a grade of "C" or better.